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Iconographie du règne animal de G. Cuvier, ou, Représentation d'après nature de l'une des espèces les plus et souvent non encore figurées de chaque genre d'animaux : avec un texte descriptif mis au courant de la science : ouvrage pouvant servir d'atlas a tous les traites de zoologie

Published 1829
Topics Zoology

Each section has separate t.p. and separate numeration of text and plates

Issued in 50 livraisons, each containing portions of different sections

"Paris: Imprimerie de Fain et Thunot"--Verso of half titles

Includes indexes

SCNHRB c. 1 has various prospecti and subscription invitations bound-in at end of t. 3

C. Nissen, Die Zoologische Buchillustration

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SCNHRB has three copies, two are incomplete

SCNHRB c. 1 (39088015065600, 39088015065642, 39088015065683, 39088015065725) incomplete: 339 plates only (lacking port. of Latreille); lacks text and plates pertaining to section on Insects; text section complete? ("Avis" lists pagination as 919 p. and this copy has ca. 300 p.)

SCNHRB c. 1 has some of the plates hand-colored

SCNHRB c. 1 has bookplates: United States Department of Agriculture Library; embossed on t.p.'s: USDA LIB

SCNHRB c. 1 quarter bound in either purple or black calf and mauve buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled endpapers; bookseller's label: W. Junk ... Berlin; housed in gray cardboard archival boxes

SCNHRB c. 2 (39088015065766, 39088015065808, 39088015065840, 39088015065881) has an section, Insectes, bound separately

SCNHRB c. 2 has booklabel: Henri Donckier

SCNHRB c. 2 has bookplate of Collection of William Schaus, presented to the National Museum MCMV

SCNHRB c. 2 bound in black library buckram, title in gilt on spine; t. 2 bound in quarter calf and acid-patterned paper boards

SCNHRB c. 3 (39088015065923) incomplete, consisting of portraits and mollusks plates only

SCNHRB c. 3 stamped on livraison t.p.: Division of Mollusks Sectional Library

SCNHRB c. 3 half bound in sheepskin and acid-patterned boards (front cover missing); housed in an archival envelope

Volume t. 1 Insectes (1829-44)
Publisher Paris ; London : Chez J.B. Baillière
Pages 592
Language French
Call number 39088015065881
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity; americana
Notes Cullman Library (rare book)

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